Daily Management Review

Art Paris Is First In Line


Art Paris is opening the art fair season in France, attracting a rising number of galleries.

by Annick Colonna-Césari

Art Paris will be the first art fair at the Grand Palais Ephémère on the Champ de Mars with features stunning views of the Eiffel Tower. Wilmotte & Associates designed the spectacular building, which, says artistic director Guillaume Piens, symbolizes the “cultural renewal” underway in Paris. The shadow of Covid still hovers over the event, but the outlook has considerably brightened since 2020 when the organizers had to fight until midsummer for it to be held in September under the best possible conditions. The fair eventually took place amid a nearly miraculous lull in the pandemic. The 23rd edition of Art Paris has spared no effort to ensure maximum safety: visitors must show a green pass or test result, observe capacity limits and wear face masks. Read more